A week after a man was struck and killed by a GO train in Mississauga, Peel police will help with the launch of an education and awareness campaign, aimed at preventing death and injury at railway crossings.
There are 300 collisions and trespassing incidents at highway-railway crossings, and along railway tracks, in Canada every year. And as a result, nearly 130 people are killed or seriously injured.
Operation Lifesaver maintains virtually all of those incidents could have been avoided.
Officers will be joined by GO Transit Safety and other community partners for the launch.
54 year old Randy Muzzi, a tow truck driver, was responding to a minor crash near the tracks, and was struck and killed by an eastbound GO train.
His funeral will be held Friday afternoon, at Glen Oaks Funeral Home and Cemetery in Oakville.